LLB (HONS) Senior Status 

Award LLB (Hons) Senior Status
UCAS Code M101
Locations London Bloomsbury
Duration 2 Years (full-time)
Next Start September 2020
Course Fees, per year

£9,250 (UK/EU) / £13,750 (International) TBC

  Further information on course fees

Our LLB (Hons) Senior Status degree is a two-year LLB programme specifically design for students who already hold a degree. In addition to gaining a Qualifying Law Degree in just two years, the programme offers you the additional flexibility of being able to select three LLB course options.  

Over 90% of our tutors are qualified solicitors and barristers and this degree is taught by the same tutors as our standard three year LLB, using the same high-quality teaching methods. The courses combines academic rigour with practical legal skills, providing you with the essential groundwork of your legal education while you study with other students in a business-like environment.

The University of Law also has a track record of success with 92% of our full-time LLB students graduating in 2017 securing employment or further study within six months of successfully completing their course. 

This course is ideal for graduates who wish to study a law degree full-time over two years and benefit from the flexibility of studying three additional LLB options in areas of law they are interested in. 

The Senior Status LLB (Hons) degree is particularly popular with overseas students, who may benefit from some exemptions in their home jurisdiction. Interested applicants are advised to check any possible exemptions with their home jurisdiction prior to undertaking the course.

As The University of Law specialises in teaching, with a focus on problem solving and weighing up arguments, you’ll develop a formidable range of essential skills that can make all the difference when starting your career. The University of Law was awarded a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) in June 2019. We were found to deliver high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.

ULaw has also achieved top ten placements among universities in the UK for 5 categories in the National Student Survey 2019: teaching, learning opportunities, academic support, learning resources and student voice.

LLB Open Days

The best way to find out more about the course is to attend an Open Day.

Course Content

In each semester you will study three modules.  You will have nine set modules as part of your course and will choose a further three optional modules from the list below.

  Year 1 Year 2
Set modules:

Common Law Method and Ethics

The Law of Contract

The Law of Tort

Public Law

European Union Law

Criminal Law

Land Law

Equity and Trusts


List of Module Options*: None

Choose 3 options*:

Access to Justice and Legal Services

Employment Law

Real Estate

Family Law

Human Rights Law

Companies: Governance, Tax and Insolvency

Criminal Litigation and Evidence

Intellectual Property Law

Research Project (double module)

Wills and Succession

Canadian Constitutional Law

Canadian Criminal Law

*All options are indicative and are available subject to course numbers.

Course Structure

Each year is made up of two semesters consisting of 12 teaching weeks, one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete assessments.

  • Year 1:  31 weeks study including a one week induction
  • Year 2:  30 study weeks



Throughout the course you are assessed by a variety of different methods to enable you to demonstrate the development of your knowledge and skills. 


The methods of assessment include: examinations, portfolio and coursework (e.g. project report or presentation).

Your degree classification

You must pass each module to be awarded your LLB (Hons) Law Degree. The pass mark for each subject is 40%.

In calculating the overall average, for purposes of deciding the degree classification, the assessments are weighted as below.

Weighted average Degree classification 
70% and above  1
60-69%  2.1
50-59%  2.2
40-49%  3

Course Fees

UK/EU Course Fee per year


International Course Fee per year


Top 10 in National Student Survey 2019 - NSS